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  1. Ancient Near East

    AARON, DAVID H. Etched in Stone: The Emergence of the Decalogue. New York: T & T Clark, 2006. Pp. xv + 352. $39.95 (paper).

    AARTUN, KJELL. Studien zur ugaritischen Lexikogra-phie, mit kultur-und religionsgeschichtlichen Paral-lelen. Teil II, A-B. 2 vols. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2006. Pp. xiii + 1297, plates. [euro]198.

    ALLSEN, THOMAS T. The Royal Hunt in Eurasian History. Encounters with Asia. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2006. Pp. x + 406, illus. $55.

    ARNOLD, WERNER. Lehrbuch des Neuwestaramaischen second, expanded edition. Semitica Viva, Series Didactica, vol. 1. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2006. Pp. xviii + 135. [euro]38 (paper).

    ATTRIDGE, HAROLD W., and JAMES C. VANDERKAM, eds. Presidential Voices: The Society of Biblical Literature in the Twentieth Century. Biblical Scholarship in North America, vol. 22. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2006. Pp xi + 350. $39.95 (paper).

    BACKES, BURKHARD; IRMTRAUT MUNDRO; and SIMONE STOHR, eds. Totenbuch-Forschungen: Gesammelte Beitrage des 2. Internationalen Totenbuch-Sympo-siums 2005. Studien zum Altagyptischen Totenbuch, vol. 11. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2006. Pp. viii + 370, illus. [euro]68 (paper).

    BAR-ASHER, MOSHE, and DEVORAH DIMANT, eds. Meghillot: Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls, vol. 4. Jerusalem: The Bialik Institute, 2006. Pp. xvi + 218 (Hebrew with English abstracts).

    BERNDT-ERSOZ, SUSANNE. Phrygian Rock-Cut Shrines: Structure, Function, and Cult-Practice. Culture and History of the Ancient Near East, vol. 25. Leiden: Brill, 2006. Pp. xxiv + 410, illus. S236.

    BERNSTEIN, MARC S. Stories of Joseph: Narrative Migrations between Judaism and Islam. Detroit: Wayne State Univ. Press, 2006. Pp. xviii + 315. $69.95.

    BLENKINSOPP, JOSEPH. Opening the Sealed Book: Interpretations of the Book of Isaiah in Late Antiquity. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2006. Pp. xx + 315. $25 (paper).

    BODA, MARK J.; DANIEL K. FALK; and RODNEY A. WERLINE, eds. Seeking the Favor of God: Volume I, The Origins of Penitential Prayer in Second Temple Judaism. Early Judaism and its Literature, vol. 1. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2006. Pp. xvii + 249. $35.95 (paper).

    BREGMAN, DVORA. The Golden Way: The Hebrew Sonnet during the Renaissance and the Baroque. Tr. Ann Brener. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, vol. 304. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2006. Pp. i + 298. $45.

    BROCKELMANN, DIRK, and ANDREA KLUG, eds. In Pharaos Staat: Festschrift fur Rolf Gundlach zum 75. Geburtstag. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2006. Pp. ix + 298, illus. [euro]78.

    CHARLESWORTH, JAMES H., ed. Jesus and Archaeology. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2006. Pp. xxv + 740, illus. $50 (paper).

    CHAVALAS, MARK W., ed. The Ancient Near East: Historical Sources in Translation. Blackwell Sourcebooks in Ancient History. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2006. Pp. xxii + 445. $44.95 (paper).

    CHRISTIANSEN, BRIGIT. Die Ritualtradition der Ambazzi: Eine philologische Bearheitung und entsie-hungsgeschichtliche Analyse der Ritualtexte CTH 391, CTH 429 und CTH 463. Studien z.u den Bogazkoy-Texten, vol. 48. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2006. Pp. xix + 449. [euro]48.

    COHEN, GETZEL M. The Hellenistic Settlements in Syria, the Red Sea Basin, and North Africa. Hellenistic Culture and Society, vol. 46. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press, 2006. Pp. xiv + 477, maps. $85.

    CURTIS, BYRON G.Up the Steep and Stony Road: The Book of Zechariah in Social Location and Trajectory Analysis. Academia Biblica, vol. 25. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2006. Pp. xiii + 328. $44.95 (paper).

    DARDANO, PAOLA. Die hethitischen Toniafelkatatoge aus Hattusa (CTH 276-282). Studien zu den Bogazkoy Texten, vol. 47. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2006. Pp. xviii + 396. [euro]98.

    DARNELL, JOHN COLEMAN. The Inscription of Queen Katimala at Semna: Textual Evidence for the Origin of the Napatan State. Yale Egyptological Studies, vol. 7. New Haven: Yale Egyptological Seminar, 2006. Pp.xi + 112, plates. $35 (paper). [Distrib. in North America by David Brown Book Co., Oakville, Conn.]

    DAVID, ARLETTE. Syntactic and Lexico-Semantic Aspects of the Legal Register in Ramesside Royal Decrees. Gottinger Orientforschungen, IV. Series--Egypt, vol. 38. Wiesbaden: Harrassawitz Verlag, 2006. Pp. vii + 313. [euro]78 (paper).

    DECKER, WOLFGANG. Pharao und Sport. Zaberns Bilderbande zur Archaologie. Mainz: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2006. Pp. 108, illus. [euro]60.

    DECONICK, APRIL D., ed. Paradise Now: Essays on Early Jewish and Christian Mysticism. SBL Symposium Series, vol. 11. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2006. Pp. xxiii + 455. $49.95 (paper).

    DOZEMAN, THOMAS B., and KONRAD SCHMID, eds. A Farewell to the Yahwist? The Composition of the Pentateuch in Recent European Research. SBL Symposium Series, vol. 34. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2006. Pp. viii + 197. $24.95 (paper).

    DORN, ANDREAS, and TOBIAS HOFMANN, eds. Living and Writing in Deir el-Medine: Socio-historical Embodiment of Deir el-Medine Texts. Aegyptiaca Helvetica, vol. 19. Basel: Schwabe Verlag, 2006. Pp. 200, illus. [euro]47.50.

    DURAND, J.-M., and J.-P. MAHE, eds. Proverbes, contes et literature sapientiale en Orient. Special issue of Journal Asiatique, vol. 294/1. Paris: Societe Asiatique, 2006.

    EDZARD, DIETZ OTTO, and MICHAEL P. STRECK, eds. Reallexikon der Assyriologie and Vorderasiatischen Archaeologie, vol. 10, Oannes-Priesterverkleidug. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2006. Pp. 648, illus. [euro]278.50.

    EGGLER, JORG, and OTHMAR KEEL. Corpus der Siegel-Amulette aus Jordanien: Vom Neolithikum bis zur Perserzeit. Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis, Series Ar-chaeologica, vol. 25. Freiburg; Academic Press, 2006. Pp. xviii + 510. ilius. FS 148.

    FALCK, MARTIN VON. DAS Totenbuch der Qeqa aus der Ptolemaerzeit (pBerlin P.3003). Handschriften des Altagyptischen Totenbuches, vol. 8. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2006. Pp. xxii + 66, plates. [euro]48 (paper).

    FEUCHT, ERIKA. Die Graber des Nedjemger (TT 138) und des Hori (TT 259). Theben, vol. 15. Mainz: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2006. Pp. xi + 180, plates.

    FLUCK, CACILIA, and GISELA HELMECKE, eds. Textile Messages: Inscribed Fabrics from Roman to Abasid Egypt. Studies in Textile and Costume History, vol. 4. Leiden: Brill, 2006. Pp. xxii + 261, illus. [euro]149.

    GARBINI, GIOVANNI. Introduzione all'epigrafia semitica. Studi sul Vicino Oriente antico. Brescia: Paid-eia Editrice, 2006. Pp. 417, illus.

    GRODDEK, DETLEV, Hethitische Texte in Transkription: KUB 60. Dresdener Beitrage zur Hethitologie, vol. 20. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2006. Pp. xiv + 196. [euro]48 (paper).

    GRODDEK, DETLEV, and ALWIN KLOEKHORST. Hethitische Texte in Transkription: KBo 35. Dresdener Beitrage zur Hethitologie, vol. 19. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2006. Pp. xiv + 353. [euro]34 (paper).

    GUNDLACH, ROLF, and ANDREA KLUG,eds. Der agyptische Hof des Neuen Reiches: Seine Gesellschaft and Kullur im Spannungsfeld zwischen Innen- und AuBenpolitik. Koniglum. Staat and Gesellschaft fruher Hochkulturen, vol. 2. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2006. Pp. vii + 284, illus. [euro]64.

    GUNKEL, HERMANN. Creation and Chaos in the Primal Era and the Eschaton: A Religio-Historical Study of Genesis 1 and Revelation 12. tr. K. William Whitney Jr. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Wm. B. Eerd-mans Publishing Co., 2006. Pp. xlii + 442. $36 (paper).

    HALLMANN, SILKE. Die Tributszenen des Neuen Reiches. Agypten und Altes Testament, vol. 66. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2006. Pp. ix + 365, illus. [euro]98 (paper).

    HALLORAN, JOHN ALAN. Sumerian Lexicon: A Dictionary Guide to the Ancient Sumerian Language. Los Angeles: Logogram Publishing, 2006. Pp. xiv + 318. $110 (cloth); $79 (paper). [Distrib. by David Brown Book Co., Oakville, Conn.]

    HALLOTE, RACHEL. Bible, Map, and Spade: The American Palestine Exploration Society, Frederick Jones Bliss, and the Forgotten Story of Early American Biblical Archaeology. Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2006. Pp. xiv + 220.

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